Violence Escalates before Brazil’s Municipal Elections: 82 Murdered Candidates or Militants

Dispute over votes by militiamen exacerbates savagery during the campaign. On Monday, there was yet another attack during a live stream on the Internet.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two candidates and three precinct detectives killed, a city councilor shot, four politically motivated crimes within a month. This is only the recent balance of escalating political violence in the metropolitan region of Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?